Welcome to Stéphanie!

Stéphanie Claudinot is joining the group of Pr Michalik at CIG in January 2022 as a scientist. She is also the 3R Node coordinator for the Faculty of Biology and Medicine (UNIL-CHUV) and is the manager of the germ-free animal facility at the CHUV.

After a Ph.D. of Cellular and Molecular Biology of the Development of the University Pierre et Marie Curie Paris VI, performed at the Ecole Normale Supérieure (Paris) and the EPFL, she worked as a post-doc at the CHUV on epithelial stem cell biology, and especially on the plasticity of epithelial cells in the skin microenvironment. She then joined the lab of Pr Fasel at the Department of Biochemistry (UNIL) and worked on cutaneous leishmaniasis.

As a scientist, her main interests are epithelial cell culture, cell transplantation, and skin biology. As 3R coordinator, she is a member of the executive board of the 3R Competence Centre (Bern). She is in charge of implementing communication, education, and research about 3Rs and alternatives in animal experimentation in the UNIL-CHUV institutions.